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Educational Institution of Pies Descalzos Foundation
La Playa township

Located in the village Eduardo Santos - La Playa, from the city of Barranquilla. The sector is recognized as a recipient of displaced population from neighboring departments of the Atlantic Ocean as Magdalena, Sucre and Bolivar.

This Public School first opened in 2009 and has capacity to serve to 1,347 children, youth and their community.

The Educational Institution works as a community development center with decent and adequate spaces for education and for the community such as a teatrino, library, auditorium, dining and sports areas; 2 rooms of arts, 2 vocational classrooms, 6 computer labs, 4 science labs, 32 classrooms and 8 halls for early childhood.

Currently, the School has 67 teachers and the Principal is Mg. Néstor Martínez.

Since 2016 have been bebefited two new schools Eduardo Santos (reading, presaber, school leadership and nutrition) and San Vicente (nutrition), impacting 2,375 students.

Pies Descalzos

We are a Colombian non-governmental organization founded by worldwide acclaimed artist Shakira in 1997 with the main objective to promote QUALITY PUBLIC EDUCATION for children in vulnerable situation in Colombia.

Since 2004, we have implemented a comprehensive intervention strategy, with five axis: provide quality & public education, improve the nutrition of our children, promote personal growth & sustainable development, building top-notch schooling infrastructures and finally establishing supported schools as community centers via ‘Open door school strategy’.

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Pies Descalzos Foundation
Steet 85 No. 18-32 Of. 401
Bogotá - Colombia (571) 6358770